Jeffrey Cirio  
Organization: English National Ballet (UK)

Position: Principal

Years: 2018

Awards: Youth America Grand Prix gold medal 2006, USA International Ballet Competition bronze medal 2006, Seoul International Dance Competition silver medal 2008, Helsinki International Ballet Competition gold medal 2009, Youth America Grand Prix Grand Prix 2009, NFAA Silver Level Award 2009, Princess Grace Fellowship 2009, UK National Dance Award Nomination 2013, Benois de la Danse Nomination 2017

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Birthplace: Pennsylvania, USA. Training: Central Pennsylvania Youth Ballet; Boston Ballet School; Orlando Ballet School. Previous companies: Boston Ballet (2009) promoted to Principal, 2012; joined ABT in 2015, promoted to Principal, 2016; Performed with English National Ballet in 2017 as Guest Artist, joined as Lead Principal in 2018. English National Ballet: Guest Artist (2017); roles included: Hilarion, Akram Khan’s Giselle; Messenger of Death, MacMillan’s Song of the Earth; James, La Sylphide; Romeo, Nureyev’s Romeo & Juliet and the Nephew/Prince, Eagling’s Nutcracker. Repertoire: Prince Désiré and Bluebird, The Sleeping Beauty; Prince in Ashton’s Cinderella; Basilio Nureyev’s Don Quixote; Siegfried in Swan Lake; Bronze Idol and Solor, La Bayadère; Colas, La Fille mal gardée; Oberon and Puck, Balanchine’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream; Mercutio and Benvolio, Cranko’s Romeo & Juliet; Franz in Coppélia; Ali/Lankendem, Le Corsaire; Lensky, Onegin; Prince, The Nutcracker. Principal roles in: Lander’s Etudes; Balanchine’s Theme & Variations, Harlequinade, Ballo della Regina, Symphony in Three Movements, The Four Temperaments, the Third Movement in Symphony in C, Diamonds/Rubies in Jewels, Prodigal Son and Tarantella. Works by Ekman, Elo, Forsythe, Kylián, Martinez, McGregor, Ratmansky, Robbins, van Manen, Wheeldon, amongst others. Other info: Junior Gold Medal YAGP (2006); Bronze Medal, USA Int’l Ballet Competition (2006); Silver Medal, Seoul Int’l Dance Competition (2008); Gold Medal, Helsinki International Ballet Competition (2009) (first American); Senior Grand Prix YAGP (2009); NFAA Silver Level Award (2009); Princess Grace Fellowship (2009); UK National Dance Award Nomination (2013); Benois de la Danse Nomination (2017).